Tag: Japanese Folktale

 
  • 10 Japanese Classic Books to Read

    10 Japanese Classic Books to Read

    If reading is in your blood, and you highly admire Japanese culture, I welcome you to read one of the following great classics of Japanese literature. The nation of Japan has a long and storied literary history going back more than thousand years, changing as the culture of Japan grew […]

     
     
  • Urashima Taro – Japanese Folktale

    Urashima Taro – Japanese Folktale

    Urashima Taro is one of the most popular Japanese folktales you would ever read. The story is about a young fisherman who once disappeared to see a beautiful palace under the sea but he did not know how much time he spent there! This Japanese folk legend is very famous […]

     
     
  • Tsuru no Ongaeshi – Japanese Folktale

    Tsuru no Ongaeshi – Japanese Folktale

    Tsuru no Ongaeshi (The Grateful Crane/The Crane’s Return of Favor) is one of the most popular Japanese folktales. My parents used to tell this folktale many time in my childhood. It is an interesting story in Japanese folklore and the best unexpected twist ending folktale you would ever read in […]

     
     
  • Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami is a traditional Japanese art of making different beautiful creature by folding a piece of paper. People of Japan know how to worship and respect this art that has been practicing by the numerous unknown artists from a long time ago. Origami is fun to learn, this is what […]

     
     
  • Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    In Japan, Raccoon dog is known as Tanuki which scientific name is called Nyctereutes procyonoides. It is a cute name and fully matched with this cute animal. Tanuki are native animal to Japan. It belongs to Mammal species of the canid family member and similar to badger, foxes, wolves and domestic dogs. […]

     
     
 
 

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